Jane Campion to Receive Directors Prize at Cannes Festival

Jane Campion set as Cannes Jury

Director Jane Campion will be presented with the Carrosse d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival during the Directors’ Fortnight opening ceremony on May 16.

The kudos is awarded annually by the Film Directors Guild and sponsored by CanalPlus Cinema. It is a tribute paid to a director honoring the innovative qualities, the courage and independence of his or her work.

Campion, who will be in Cannes as president of the Cinefondation and short film jury, will also take part in a “conversation with the filmmaker” event.

Created in 2002, the Carrosse d’Or award has gone to Jacques Rozier, Clint Eastwood, Nanni Moretti, Ousmane Sembene, David Cronenberg, Alain Cavalier, Jim Jarmusch, Naomi Kawase, Agnes Varda, Jafar Panahi and Nuri Bilge Ceylan.

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